Josh Bell

Josh Bell #55

  • 1B
  • B/T: S/R
  • 6' 2" /230
  • Age: 25

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Josh Bell 2017 Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
549 .255 26 90 2 .800

Josh Bell MLB Career Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
677 .258 29 109 2 .796

Josh Bell Bio

  • Full Name: Joshua Evan Bell
  • Nickname: JB
  • Born: 8/14/1992 in Irving, TX
  • Draft: 2011, Pittsburgh Pirates, 2nd rd. (61st overall)
  • High School: Jesuit Prep, Dallas, TX
  • Debut: 7/8/2016
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2017 Stats 549 75 140 26 90 2 .255 .334 .800
MLB Career Stats 677 93 175 29 109 2 .258 .341 .796
  • Status: Active

Josh Bell Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2017 Pirates NL 620 429 87.63 403.06 71.93 8.7 33.3
MLB Avg - - - - 87.32 400.53 71.54 11.83 39.17
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2017 Pirates NL 620 429 87.63 403.06 71.93 8.7 33.3
MLB Avg - - - - 87.32 400.53 71.54 11.83 39.17

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November 13, 2017 at 8:17 PM ET

Bellinger earns NL Rookie of the Year Award

Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger took home the National League Rookie of the Year Award on Monday night, receiving all 30 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers' Association of America.

October 9, 2017 at 8:20 AM ET

Bell drives in 90 runs in 2017

Pirates first baseman Josh Bell finished the 2017 regular season with a .255 average, 26 home runs, 90 RBIs, 75 runs scored and two stolen bases.

Awards

Josh Bell Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2014 Bradenton FSL
2015 Altoona EAS

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2014 Scottsdale AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Pittsburgh NL
2015 Pittsburgh NL
2016 Pittsburgh NL

Baseball America High Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Bradenton FSL

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2016 Indianapolis INT

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/24/2016 Indianapolis INT

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2016 Indianapolis INT

EAS Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/04/2015 Altoona EAS

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Altoona EAS

FSL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/16/2014 Bradenton FSL

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Bradenton FSL

FSL Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2014 Bradenton FSL

FSL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Bradenton FSL

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 West Virginia SAL

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 West Virginia SAL

Josh Bell Leaderboards

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2017 90 17th in NL

Walks

Season BB Rank
2017 66 22nd in NL

Triples

Season 3B Rank
2017 6 9th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2017 159 4th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2017 549 19th in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2017 620 23rd in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2017 256 23rd in NL

Josh Bell Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 20, 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled 1B Josh Bell from Indianapolis Indians.
July 16, 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned 1B Josh Bell to Indianapolis Indians.
July 8, 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Josh Bell from Indianapolis Indians.
March 18, 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned 1B Josh Bell to Indianapolis Indians.
November 20, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates selected the contract of Josh Bell from Indianapolis Indians.
August 1, 2015 1B Josh Bell assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Altoona Curve.
April 2, 2015 RF Josh Bell assigned to Pittsburgh Pirates.
September 9, 2014 Altoona Curve activated 1B Josh Bell from the 7-day disabled list.
August 19, 2014 Altoona Curve placed RF Josh Bell on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 15, 2014. left knee contusion
July 17, 2014 RF Josh Bell assigned to Altoona Curve from Bradenton Marauders.
April 1, 2014 RF Josh Bell assigned to Bradenton Marauders from West Virginia Power.
March 19, 2014 OF Josh Bell assigned to Pittsburgh Pirates.
September 12, 2012 West Virginia Power activated RF Josh Bell from the 7-day disabled list.
April 26, 2012 West Virginia Power placed OF Josh Bell on the 7-day disabled list.
April 4, 2012 OF Josh Bell assigned to West Virginia Power.
August 15, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates signed OF Josh Bell.

Joshua Evan Bell Bio Info

Joshua Evan Bell...Is a 2011 graduate of Jesuit College Preparatory School in Dallas, TX, where he hit .556 with 14 home runs, 55 RBI and 57 runs scored as a senior...PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth is also a 2011 graduate of the same prep school...Was also named the Gatorade Texas Player-of-the-Year, Baseball America All-American, USA Today All USA First-Team selection, Louisville Slugger All American, Rawlings All American First Team, District 9-5A MVP, Dallas News Player-of-the-Year, Texas 5A All-State First Team and one of the top 10 High School players by Sports Illustrated as a senior...Hit .412 with 11 home runs, 36 RBI, 36 runs scored, an .897 slugging percentage and .528 on-base percentage as a junior...Was named a District 8-5A MVP, Texas Sports Writers Class 5A All-State First-Team, Dallas Morning News All-Area First-Team and an All-District 8-5A First-Team selection as a junior...Earned varsity letters in baseball from 2008-2011...Received a $5 million signing bonus, a record for a player outside of the first round, to bypass his college baseball scholarship to the University of Texas at Austin...Signed by Pirates scout Mike Leuzinger...Participated in the team's annual caravan and PirateFest events this past December.

2016

Entered season ranked by Baseball America and MLB.com as Pittsburgh's third-best prospect...Also ranked by MLB.com as the second-best first base prospect behind Houston's A.J. Reed...Spent majority of campaign with Triple-A Indianapolis...Was named Pittsburgh's Minor League Player-of-the-Year...Was selected to the International League's mid- and post-season All-Star teams...Captured MLBPipeline.com's Player-of-the-Year award for the Pirates...Ranked fourth among International League leaders in OBP (.382) and was 10th in batting (.295)...Hit a grand slam while hitting for the cycle on 4/22 at Louisville...Was named the league's Player-of-the-Week for the week of 4/18-24...Batted .364 with nine doubles, seven homers and 26 RBI in 30 games during the month of June...Led all International League players with 77 total bases in June...Was leading the league in hits (101), extra-base hits (36), total bases (167) and OPS (.942) when he was recalled by Pittsburgh on 7/8...Made Major League debut as a pinch hitter on 7/8 vs. Chicago and singled off Jake Arrieta on the first pitch he saw...Connected off Chicago's Adam Warren for a pinch-hit grand slam in his second at bat on 7/9 ...Received walks in his next two big league plate appearances before being optioned back to Indianapolis on 7/16...Hit .211 (23-for-109) with a homer and seven RBI in 31 Triple-A games between 7/17 and 8/19...Hit .330 with 10 home runs vs. RHP and .310 with three homers vs. LHP while playing with Indianapolis...Was recalled a second time by the Pirates on 8/20...Made his first Major League start (first base) on 8/21 and went 1-for-3 with an RBI...Reached base safely in 13 of his first 14 big league games, going 11-for-27 (.407) with nine walks and a .541 OBP thru 8/29...Produced a .315 (17-for-54) average while batting with runners on base...Served as the leadoff batter for the first time in his career on 9/30 at St. Louis and went hitless in four at bats...Made 19 starts at first base and 14 in right field while playing with the Pirates; committed three errors (all fielding) while playing first base and had one fielding error while playing right field

2015

Began season ranked by Baseball America as the organization's fourth-best prospect and the 64th-best prospect in baseball...Was also recognized as the "Best Hitter For Average" in the Pirates system...Was tabbed by MLB.com as the best first base prospect in minor league baseball...Batted .317 (155-for-489) with 24 doubles, nine triples, seven home runs, 78 RBI and an .838 OPS in a career-high 131 minor league games with Double-A Altoona (96 games) and Triple-A Indianapolis (35 games)...Set career highs in games, hits, triples and RBI...Was named to the Eastern League mid-season All-Star team...Also represented the Pirates at the MLB Futures Game in Cincinnati on 7/12; was the starting first baseman and went 1-for-2 with a home run...Ranked third among Pittsburgh farmhands in batting and second in RBI...Spent his first season playing exclusively as a first baseman; made 84 starts there with Altoona and 31 with Indianapolis...Began season with Altoona and won Player-ofthe-Week honors for the week of 4/27-5/3 after hitting .615 (16-for-26) with three triples, 11 RBI and a 1.574 OPS in six games...Was ranked fifth in the Eastern League in batting when he was promoted to Indianapolis on 7/31...Made Triple-A debut on 8/1 and delivered the walkoff single in the 13th inning of Indy's 6-5 victory over Charlotte...His .394 average from 8/5 thru the end of the regular season was the second-highest in the International League...Hit .379 (11-for-29) with a homer, seven RBI and a .974 OPS in eight postseason games...Capped a three-run rally with a walkoff single in the ninth inning in Game Four of the Governor's Cup Championship vs. Columbus on 9/18.